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Recreating Africa
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: James H. Sweet
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-07-21 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Exploring the cultural lives of African slaves in the early colonial Portuguese world, with an emphasis on the more than one million Central Africans who survived the journey to Brazil, James Sweet lifts a curtain on their lives as Africans rather than as incipient Brazilians. Focusing first on the cultures
Recreating Africa Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: James H. Sweet
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher:

Books about Recreating Africa Culture, Kinship, and Religion in the African-Portuguese World, 1441-1770
Recreating Africa
Language: en
Pages: 968
Authors: James Hoke Sweet
Categories: African diaspora
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

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Domingos Álvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: James H. Sweet
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-28 - Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press

Between 1730 and 1750, powerful healer and vodun priest Domingos Alvares traversed the colonial Atlantic world like few Africans of his time--from Africa to South America to Europe--addressing the profound alienation of warfare, capitalism, and the African slave trade through the language of health and healing. In Domingos Alvares, African
Creole Societies in the Portuguese Colonial Empire
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Philip J. Havik, Malyn Newitt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

In 2004, a conference was held at King’s College London to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Charles Boxer. The theme of the conference was the development of the culturally mixed ‘Portuguese’ societies in Asia, Africa and America, which reflected Boxer’s own interest in the social history of Portugal’s